Cover crops, soil management topics of webinar Aug. 17

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 17 about fall garden activities that improve soil health.

UMaine Extension educator Caragh Fitzgerald will discuss “Cover Crops and Soil Management in the Garden” with a special emphasis on cover crops. Fitzgerald will talk about what cover crops to plant, when to plant them, and how to manage them to get the most benefit. 

Registration is required; a $5 donation is optional. Register on the webpage to attend the webinar live or receive a link to the recording. This is the second in a six-part summer gardening webinar series offered every other Monday through September. For more information, or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Pamela Hargest, 207.781.6099,